BRUSSELS – an international conference on the Gambia in Brussels donors Tuesday 1.45 billion euros promised. The political and financial support for the democracy in the West African country strengthen, stimulate economic growth and respect for human rights and rule of law increase.
The new president Adama Barrow.
After the departure of the dictatorial president Yahya Jammeh took the new government last year, a virtually empty treasury. The new president, Adama Barrow, was present in Brussels, the European Union and the Gambia organised conference.
The EU increased its aid by € 140 million, bringing the total for the period 2017-2020, at 365 million. ,,As the new authorities to commit to in-depth reforms and the path of democracy and development path, then the international community which call to answer’, said EU commissioner Neven Mimica (International Cooperation).
Also buitenlandchef Federica Mogherini praised the developments in the Gambia. Wednesday following a meeting for the business community.